cooking at home

  • Rosemary Chicken Skewers

    Rosemary Chicken Skewers

    Thick sprigs of rosemary make perfect skewers for grilling foods like meat, chicken, shrimp and such, imparting subtle hints of rosemary along the way. You just strip off some of…

  • Linguine with Pancetta and Clams

    Linguine with Pancetta and Clams

    In this recipe linguine with white clam sauce meets carbonara, since it adds pancetta to the clam sauce giving it a slightly smoky flavor.

  • Thai Basil & Chili Chicken

    Thai Basil & Chili Chicken

    This Thai basil & chili chicken is a delicious, spicy stir-fry that’s called pad kra pao gai in Thailand. It is typically served with a side of fried egg.

  • Grilled Greek-Style Chicken Skewers

    Grilled Greek-Style Chicken Skewers

    The weather is perfect these days for summer grilling and this is one of my favorite grilled chicken recipes. It’s based on a recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod…

  • Pork Tenderloin Vindaloo

    Pork Tenderloin Vindaloo

    This recipe is not for typical pork vindaloo. Rather, a vindaloo-style sauce is used to marinate the pork tenderloin which is then roasted, sliced and served.

  • Cod Piccata

    Cod Piccata

    Here is cod piccata recipe. I smothered cod fillets in piccata sauce, but you could substitute any white flesh fish or shrimp if you’d like. 

  • Grilled Shrimp & Tomato Skewers

    Grilled Shrimp & Tomato Skewers

    I love shrimp skewers from the grill in summertime. And nothing is better than adding some freshly picked garden tomatoes to those skewers. This recipe is super easy but totally…

  • Chile-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin

    Chile-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin

    Pork tenderloins are so easy to cook and they cook very quickly, as well. So I often turn to pork tenderloin when I don’t want to spend too much time…

  • No-Cook Restaurant Style Salsa Recipe

    No-Cook Restaurant Style Salsa Recipe

    Here is a recipe that I really like for making restaurant style salsa without having to cook anything at all! 

  • Risotto with Taleggio Cheese

    Risotto with Taleggio Cheese

    Risotto with Taleggio is one of my favorite risotto recipes. It’s rich and creamy, made with Taleggio cheese – a semi-soft, washed-rind cow’s milk cheese from Italy named after the…

  • Chinese-Style Rice Cakes with Pork

    Chinese-Style Rice Cakes with Pork

    I really love the rice cakes that are so popular in China and Korea, in part because they are neutral in flavor which makes them extremely versatile. Most are also…

  • Roast Pork Pernil Asado

    Roast Pork Pernil Asado

    One of my favorite recipes – especially if I’m cooking for a crowd – is roasted pork shoulder called pernil. It’s a classic Puerto Rican dish and it is also…

  • Chinese-style Chicken & Asparagus

    Chinese-style Chicken & Asparagus

    Chinese-style Chicken & Asparagus is a quick, healthy and light springtime stir-fry dish that I really love.

  • Butter Lettuce Salad with Shrimp

    Butter Lettuce Salad with Shrimp

    When temperatures warm up in spring and summer, I often like to enjoy a hearty salad as a main dinner course. This butter lettuce salad with shrimp makes for a…

  • English Peas with Prosciutto

    English Peas with Prosciutto

    There are few things I like more than sweet and delicious fresh spring peas. Here is an easy recipe for peas with prosciutto or bacon that makes for a great…

  • Sichuan-Style Beef with Broccoli

    Sichuan-Style Beef with Broccoli

    If you like Chinese takeout-style beef and broccoli, I think you’ll also really enjoy this spicy, Sichuan version of the dish. Beef with broccoli can sometimes be bland, but not…